Here is an example Ghostscript commandline, which would convert and merge the two (or more) PostScript files into one PDF in a one go: Merging mutliple PDF files(2) In “Path to “, look for the gswin exe file located by default in C:\Program Files\gs\gs*. PDF Batch Automation (PDF to Image and PDF Merge). EDIT: I’ve been FOR %%Z IN (*.pdf) DO gswin32 -sDEVICE=jpeg -dJPEGQ=

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Acrobat tends to be very forgiving of invalid PDF files. I don’t have much time now, but later tonight Mergf may be able to workout a complete commandline with all the options that may be useful for you to minimize the PS output filesize without compromizing the print quality We think this problem has been fixed in Ghostscript version 6. However, ‘ – ‘ is equivalent on most systems.

Some configurations of UFST need a path for finding symbol set files.

Use sgwin32 this option is not recommended in security-conscious applications, as it increases the scope for malicious code. Help at the command line: For example, to allow use of 30Mb of extra RAM use: The example above would become. To look up fonts, after exhausting the search method described in the next sectionit concatenates together.

How to use Ghostscript

This allows Photoshop to simulate the appearance of the spot colors. The format specifier is of merte form similar to the C printf format. It is recommeded that this is used only for simple values mergge use -c above for complex values such as procedures, arrays or dictionaries. This controls fonts being embedded into a document – either fonts or CID font resources. Paper sizes known to Ghostscript Appendix: Because of this, backslashes in the paths must be represented as a double backslash.


Please refer to the documentation for those applications for using Ghostscript in other contexts.

The format is similar to FAPIfontmapbut dictionaries must contain few different entries: If we do not need to view the output file, concatenating two postscript file together with the following line “false 0 startjob pop” inserted in between the files is also a solution. For this situation, you can supply Ghostscript with the command line option: By default, Ghostscript no longer searches the current directory first but provides -P switch for a degree of backward compatibility.

The tiffsep device creates output files for gssin32 separation CMYK and any spot colors present.

How to use Ghostscript

Force the interpreter’s allocator to acquire additional memory in units of n K bytes, rather than the default 20K. A general record describes a font, which is being rendered with FAPI. When upscaling, each source pixels will cover at least one destination pixel.

Now there are several debugging flags to allow more selective debugging information to be printed containing only what is needed to investigate particular areas. Ghostscript never preallocates more than half the cells in a colormap. Only 1 and 42 are currently allowed. Additionally, the pdf is one single page.

I added a disclaimer to my answer – indeed this won’t work with most viewers, but printers and PDF converters should be able to cope with is. Relative ones are being resolved from the path, which is specified in FAPIconfig file.

What I posted is only one file of the code but there are in fact 2 files needed.

ghostscript – How to merge two postscript files together? – Stack Overflow

To select the resolution on such a printer, use the -r switch:. This means you must exercise caution when using this switch, and probably should not use it at all when processing a mixture of PostScript and PDF files on the same command line.


This software is distributed under license and may not be copied, modified or distributed except as expressly authorized under the terms of that license. To quit the interpreter, type ” quit “. There are several debugging switches that are detected by the interpreter.

The art box defines the extent of the page’s meaningful content including potential white space as intended by the page’s creator. Specifically this option ‘bind’s all operations and sets the systemdict to readonly.

ghostscript(1) – Linux man page

Equivalent to putting -c quit at the end of the command line. Note that pdftk which can be downloaded free will get the links right. For pattern tiles that are very large, Ghostscript uses an internal display list memory based clistbut this can slow things down. Annoation types listed in this array will be drawn, whilst those not listed will not be drawn.

I found that the subsequent ones will be added in alphanumeric order. Font-name-to-file-name mapping given in Fontmap files; aliases are possible, and there need not be merg relation between the font name in the Fontmap and the FontName in the merrge. Xdefaults Ghostscript doesn’t look at the default system background and foreground colors; if you want to change the background or foreground color, you must set them explicitly for Ghostscript.

The path may be either absolute or relative. This is useful when converting an EPS file to a bitmap.